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  • noun Plural form of Thatcherite.

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Examples

  • Blair situated himself politically at the midpoint between, say, the "Thatcherites" and the "old Labourites," or between Europe and the United States — but "with no firm alignment with either."

    The Paradoxical Case of Tony Blair

  • Blair situated himself politically at the midpoint between, say, the "Thatcherites" and the "old Labourites," or between Europe and the United States — but "with no firm alignment with either."

    The Paradoxical Case of Tony Blair

  • Controversial and opposed by some 'Thatcherites' like Nigel Lawson

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Controversial and opposed by some 'Thatcherites' like Nigel Lawson

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • One clear example of the frustration felt by the Thatcherites is shown by a letter from Sir Keith Joseph and Tebbit protesting strongly at the prime minister's practice of meeting backbenchers who faced factory closures in their constituencies.

    Thatcher battled cabinet 'wets' over Howe austerity plans

  • There was little love for her throughout the 1980s, from Billy Bragg (Thatcherites) to Two Tone (Stand Down Margaret sang the Beat) to punk (special mention must go to the Exploited's spectacularly unequivocal Maggie You Cunt).

    Culture Flash: Margaret Thatcher

  • Miliband is surrounded by angry ex-Blairites telling anyone who will listen that he's useless, a disaster, doesn't understand the country – just as Cameron was dogged by Thatcherites pouring scorn on his environmentalism and social liberalism.

    A sharply defined Miliband can pierce a fuzzy coalition

  • Thatcherites, monetarists and neoliberals have failed to do this; they've actively fought against the very idea that relentless acquisition even requires external justification.

    No country for young people: is this generation under strain?

  • The TPA is, in fact, an ultra right wing organization founded by loyal Thatcherites for the purpose of promoting the most discredited and unacceptable aspects of Thatcherite economic policy.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The TPA is, in fact, an ultra right wing organization founded by loyal Thatcherites for the purpose of promoting the most discredited and unacceptable aspects of Thatcherite economic policy.

    Wolves in sheep's clothing

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